Congratulations on your Re-Election as Councilman Mr. Linwood Ike Carter!!
Linwood Isaac Carter, nicknamed at birth Ike, and always called by that name, has been a lifelong resident of the Bowman community having been born here and attended the Bowman schools and then Clemson University graduating in 1974 with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. He is married to fellow lifelong Bowman resident Sherry Kiser Carter and they have two children, a daughter, Lindsay Tidwell an attorney living in Jacksonville, Florida and, a son, Travis Carter self-employed living in Bowman.
Over Ike’s 45-year professional career he has worked in a broad range of capacities involving manufacturing, construction, engineering and project management.
The manufacturing experience has covered many industries including wood products, metal fabrication, chemical process, and product fabrication and assembly.
Construction experience has covered many phases from small dollar to billion dollars plus including large data centers, manufacturing facilities, oil and gas process handling, etc. This construction experience included work with research; design; development; implementation; equipment specification and install and commissioning including support documentation.
Over the last 15 years before his retirement in August of 2017 he was working with private defense contractors for military base infrastructure support particularly regarding petroleum and liquid fuels to include the research, design, development and commissioning of lighting, lighting, power and facilities support systems to support mission critical needs both inside and outside the United States.
His career project management experience includes managing significant numbers of direct report employees in both private and government funded work as a hands-on engineer. Significant software experience with ERP, AutoCAD, PLC and PC used in process operations, tracking proposals, bidding, project management POAM’s using plan of actions, tracking progress by written reports and pictures along with managing budgets and required procurement requirements contracts for private and government funded projects.
Ike is a member of Wightman United Methodist Church here in Bowman.
Mr. Carter will officially be re-sworn in as Councilman at our regularly scheduled Town Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 3, 2022 at 7pm at the Bowman Town Hall located at 131 Poplar St. Bowman, SC. The public is invited to attend.